Archives for August 2014

Saturday Scripture – Isaiah 54:10

  Saturday Scripture Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you. Isaiah 54:10 Prayer Thank you for your compassion. Give me reminders of your love throughout my days. Show me the steadfastness of your love. Reveal to me all that your have done and all that you will do.   Are you new here? You might want to {Read More}

Fall 2014: Favorite Blogs

My Favorite Blogs: Fall 2014 As a writer, I’m honored to have my work featured on some of my favorite blogs. I thought I’d share the blog-love with the readers on my own site too! Here they are, in no particular order… The Mob Society: FOR Moms of Boys, BY Moms of Boys Created in 2010 by Erin Mohring and Brooke McGlothlin, The MOB Society has quickly become a beacon of hope for boy moms, and the online home for all things boys. With five {Read More}

Tried & True: Time Management Tips for Moms On-The-Go

Tried & True: Time Management Tips for Moms On-The-Go Last week, I shared some of my favorite ‘Life Management’ Secrets for Moms. Today, I wanted to zone in on the topic of scheduling, calendars, and time management specifically. Since a lot of life management as a mom is planning and preparing, I want to encourage you with a few tried and true tips for managing your time. Choose the Right Calendar – If you keep losing the paper calendar or it’s {Read More}

What I Learned About Homeschooling from the Kiberia Slums

What I Learned About Homeschooling from the Kiberia Slums Before I left for my summer trip to Nairobi with AWANA, I knew my heart was going to break seeing the children living in poverty in the slums of Nairobi’s Kibera … but I never expected to learn so much about homeschooling from the teachers and students I met. I never expected to learn so much about homeschooling from the Kiberia slums. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet First, the slums are a {Read More}

8 Genius Ideas for Your Homeschool

      8 Genius Ideas for Your Homeschool   I’ve been a homeschooling mom for 20 years, and I’ve graduated three students. Two are college graduates, and the third is working on his degree. After adopting seven more children I’m starting completely over. Homeschooling: The most genius thing I’m doing this time around is not stressing out. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet The most genius thing I’m doing this time around is not stressing out. We’re using Sonlight for preschool and {Read More}

Writing a True Story of Depression and Hope

  Writing a True Story of Depression and Hope   Like everyone else, I was heartbroken to hear about the death of Robin Williams. I remember first falling in love with him when he played Mork on Mork and Mindy. I remember playing with the other kids in 5th grade saying, “Na-Nu Na-Nu.” Hearing of his death was hard enough, but to find out he died by suicide made my heart ache.   For many years I didn’t understand the pain {Read More}

Saturday Scripture: Psalms 40:1-3

Saturday Scripture Psalms 40:1-3 I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Psalms 40:1-3 is one of my favorites. Be encouraged. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Prayer God, give me patience to wait for you. Turn {Read More}

August’s Instagram Roundup!

  August’s Instagram Roundup!   Here are some favorite snapshots from my Instagram feed this month. If you’re on Instagram too, let’s connect!   Follow me on Instagram to get these photos and more arrive directly to you as I post them! Here are some favorite snapshots from my Instagram feed this month. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Prayer Thank you God, for blessing me with children whose smiles bring such joy to my heart. I have so much to be thankful {Read More}

5 Things I Learned from Writing Moms’ Night Out

  5 Things I Learned from Writing Moms’ Night Out Do you have a dream that you don’t dwell on long because the idea of it coming true seems so unattainable? I’ve had a dream like that. It’s seeing one of my novels make it to the big screen and that happened on May 9th! Do you have “unattainable” dreams? I did. Once. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Well, to clarify, I wrote the novelization of Moms’ Night Out. That means they {Read More}

The One Thing God Asks

The One Thing God Asks Sometimes being available to God means crossing an ocean to be a missionary or moving a thousand miles or starting a crisis pregnancy center. But sometimes, even harder, following God is in the small stuff. Sometimes following God is in the small stuff. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Years ago, a book Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff became popular. And while we shouldn’t worry or fret over things that are inconsequential, we do have to commit {Read More}

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